Invesque Expands with Virginia Acquisition

Invesque Expands with Virginia Acquisition

Toronto, Canada-based Invesque (TSX: IVQ) announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase 20 assisted living and memory care communities from Commonwealth Senior Living for $340.4 million, or about $236,400 per unit. All but one of the communities are in Virginia, with one in Pennsylvania. Of the total units, 863 are assisted living, 486 are memory care, and 91 are independent living, for a total of 1,440 (1,716 licensed beds). In addition, Invesque has an exclusive right of first offer for three additional communities that are currently managed by Commonwealth and will continue to be after the closing, which is expected in the third quarter. The deal increases Invesque’s AL/MC... Read More »

Health Care REIT looking North, again

In its existing RIDEA joint venture with Revera, Inc., Health Care REIT purchased Regal Lifestyle Communities, a Toronto-based operator of 23 independent living communities with more than 3,600 units. The joint venture, with HCN owning 75% and Revera 25%, will pay CAD$12.00 per share (a 27.1% premium), or approximately US$623 million ($173,100 per unit), for the portfolio, assuming CAD$359 million (US$ 291.9 million) of debt with a weighted average interest rate of 3.8% and an average maturity of four years. The initial cash yield is expected to be 6.1%, with HCN investing US$248.8 million in the transaction. The communities, located in Ontario (13), Quebec (7) and one each in British... Read More »